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Archive: July 2010

Researchers give attention to worthy claws

July 15, 2010

In-depth studies of Maine lobsters aim to ensure the future of the state's most lucrative fishery.

By Beth Quimby
Staff Writer


When it is time to reproduce, the male lobster acts more like the male bowerbird than a crustacean.


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Diane Cowan, executive director of the Lobster Conservancy, inspects a lobster at the lobster pound at the Lobster Conservancy on Friendship Long Island.

Tim Greenway/Staff Photographer

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